Winter in the Kwena Basin outside Lydenburg

Lydenburg (Place of Suffering) is a small town in Mpumalanga.

Get in

By car

Get around

As with most of South Africa it is best to have a hired car.



There are a number of trout fishing lodges in the area.



There is a number of accommodation options available within Lydenburg, but you can also find sleeping place in the surrounding areas if you prefer a more country feeling.

The Kwena Basin, 20 km out of Lydenburg on the R36 towards Bambi offers plenty of accommodation and serves as an excellent stopover on your way to the Kruger Park.

This guide uses the following price ranges for a standard double room:
Budget Under R500
Mid-range R500 to R1000
Splurge Over R1000




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There are many natural and geographic features within an hour's drive, Sudwala Caves, Echo Caves, Blyde River Canyon, plenty of waterfalls and the Drakensberg Escarpment.

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